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ABC
Nov 13, 2009 5:00am EST
actually comes. the obama, for obama. here, it starts with a name. margaret conley, abc news, obama city, japan. >> and the word obama translates to little beach. >> little beach, he sadly will not be visiting on this trip. >> yeah. >> maybe next time. >>> stay w >> just moments away on good morning, washington, traffic for trivers and will a water main break turn an already big friday rush into a longer one? >> and a nor'easter funds to coast with heavy rains and high winds. we are on storm watch this morning. >> and president obama arrives to another country and makes a tribute to the service penn. captioned by the national captioning institute -- www.ncicap.org -- >> good friday morning washington, i'm doug mckelway. >> and i'm alison starling, good morning, everybody. we have made it to friday morning. traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> this could be a difficult one on the beltway. >> brian? >> we're looking at some rough gos along the area because of leftover wet pavement and gusty winds. today the rain is less intense. light in nature but off and on roughout day. it will
NBC
Nov 1, 2009 11:00pm EST
they can win by getting the same person who recommended barack obama to the poll meanwhile, mcdonell is poised to become the first governor of the commonwealth since jim gilmore. new jersey will also choose its governor. president obama hit the campaign trail and he campaigned for john corzine. he's in a tough re-election race. he's come under fire for the way he handled the state's finances. at a rally in camden, obama told the crowd that this could be blamed on corzine's opponent. >>> police are trying to find a gunman who opened fire in the middle of a crowded halloween party in howard county killing one man. the 19 year old, aaron bryce of silver spring was killed in columbia. a second man was also shot. his relatives say he's paralyzed. officers found about 100 people in the house when they arrived shortly after 1:15 a.m. bryce died at the scene. >> he was a fine young man. never gave anybody a problem. he had a nice personality. and people loved him. you know? and you never heard him complain about having any conflicts in school with anybody. and he liked people. >> autho
NBC
Nov 28, 2009 11:00pm EST
about his future. president obama at george washington enjoying his favorite treat, c >>> a memorial service was held for a university of virginia medical student who died while exploring a cave in utah. john jones was trapped head first and upside down for 28 hours. he died thanksgiving day. then his family had to make an agonizing decision. instead of risking the lives of rescuers again they chose to leave jones' body where it is, in the cave. >> it will serve as the final resting place for john edward jones. >> some feel like they have failed our famil we know they have done everything in their means possible to save our brother. >> the cave's entrance will be sealed and a marker placed out front. jones was in utah visiting family with his wife and baby daughter. >>> a 106-year-old alexandria woman who never thought she would live to see america's first black president was laid to rest today. we first met rachel tucker when she went to cast her vote for barack obama. >> so glad i was able to vote this year. 190 what? what year is it? >> 2008. >> 2008. and i'm still here. thank you
ABC
Nov 16, 2009 5:00am EST
post reported that said the obama administration plans to propose that the u.s. transportation department take over safety regulation on the nation's subways and the light rail systems. administration officials are responding to a brolin -- growing number of collisions, including the deadly crash on the metro red line last june. virginia will express no lger expects delays on the fredericksburg line today. it said last week that signal will likely push the schedule behind, but the work went faster than expected. the natchez and fredericksburg lines will operate on normal schedule today. >> if president obama is in sign on the third leg of its four nation -- his four nation tour of asia. destocking tsvangirai this morning where he held a town hall meeting with chinese university students, pledging to work with china does all global, economic, and security problems. the president says he is still deciding on a war strategy in afghanistan. secretary of state to hillary clinton says the u.s. need more accountability from the country before sending in more aid. she said the primar
ABC
Nov 16, 2009 6:00am EST
morning. >> the call to lakin from the obama administration stems from what happened at the metro stations 7 months ago. the deadly metro collision. other safety issues at subway systems across the nation are some reasons why the government wants to step in. a lot in place since 1965 have president of federal government from regulating the subway systems. they planned to introduce a proposal to congress. congressman graemham is in favo, but some say it's another way for the gunman to grab more power. some lawmakers are concerned over how much the proposal will cost. a metro spokesperson says this is very preliminary, but the agency is in favor of more safety oversight. kathy park reporting. >> thank you. also, virginia railway express no longer expects delays of fredericksburg line today. it said last week signal work with the clippers their schedules behind, but the work went faster than they expected. the fredericksburg and manassas lines wi operate on normal schedules today. >> president obama is in china on his four nation tour through asia he is in beijing for a two-day visit with the
NBC
Nov 12, 2009 4:30am EST
>>> this mornin on "early today," presidential pushback. president obama sendsadvisers back to the drawing board. >>> scores of sky dirs attempt reord-setting jump in calornia. >>>nd paying tribute. the nation honors merica bravest for their service and the nation honors merica bravest for their service and their sacrifice. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm christina brown. >>> today we begin with many options but no clear answer. senior administration officials say president obama plans to reject each of the possible scenarios laid out for a new american strategy in afghanistan. the president is pushing his national security team for more specifics on how, when and under what circumstances the u.s. will be able to turn over control to the afghan military. a key concern involves the credibility of president karzai's government, which is largely seen as corrupt, both inside and outside afghanistan. though the top u.s. commander there has called for at least 40,000 additional forces, the president wants to make clear tht the u.s. is
FOX News
Nov 11, 2009 6:00pm EST
. welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. president obama took part in veterans day ceremonies here in washington and as the commander in chief honored america's heroes of the past and present, he contemplated whether to send more troops into harm's way in the near future. white house correspondent wendell goler has the story. >> like every president since woodrow wilson, barack obama used veterans day to reaffirm the nation's commitment to the men and women who have preserved our freedom, but a day after grieving with the soldiers at fort hood and hours before an 8th strategy session on afghanistan, his thoughts were very much on service men and women still in uniform. >> for our troops, it is another day in harm's way. for their families, it is another day to feel the absence of a loved one, and the concern for their safety. >> the president and first lady spent time in the section of arlington national cemetery where casualties from iraq and afghanistan are brewer ried. they spoke with some of the family members who were paying their own respects. mr. obama says it influences his
ABC
Nov 3, 2009 5:00am EST
for corzine would not look good for president obama. another race to watch is in new york. the republican dropped out of the race overthe weekend. she tossed her support behind bill owens, the democratic opponent. there also a dozen local elections throughout the metro region. for complete results, stay with abc 7 and news channel 8. >>> there was apparently a murder suicide involving two teenagers. this happened in triangle. one 17-year-old girl lived at the home. the girl's father found the bodies around 5:00 p.m. yesterday in an upstairs bedroom. >>> police are searching for two men connection with a shooting at gold's gym. the man approached a man and try to rob him. he was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. one of the suspects is described as black with a tear drop tattoo >>> > some house fires are being looked at in upper marlboro. it took firefighters 30 minutes to bring it under control. we're told no one was home at the time. in montgomery county, nearly two dozen pets died in a house fire in rockville. the blaze started in the basement and spread. five adu
ABC
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
guest list. while they were in the same room as the president, mrs. obama and the indian prime minister it is not clear whether either of them met the guest of honor or the obamas. >> this was called to the attention of the secret service by press inquireys. everybody entering the white house for the dinner, including the salahis went through magnatometers. the couple are candidates for the television show "real housewives of washington." >> what a story. thank you very much. we turn to some other news on this thanksgiving morning. we're learning more about president obama's war strategy for afghanistan. ahead of his announcement next week, the president will address the nation tuesday from the military academy at west point in new york. he is expected to send 30,000 more troops afghanian to join the 68,000 already there. lawmakers plan to hold a hearing on the strategy the day after the speech. police are investigating a forced entry home invasion in gaithersburg that ended with a shooting in the parking lot. police say a man returned to his home on crestwood drive last night and found
HLN
Nov 27, 2009 12:00pm EST
means a very big change for one of the shuttle's crew. >>> president obama will announce his new plan for a troop increase in afghanistan tuesday, plus new information on what he might be saying. the troops who may get called to deploy as soon as the end of next month. >> it's like christmas every day. >> this man is a freegan. we'll tell you exactly what that term means. you're watching hln. i'm richelle carey. black friday is in full swing. stores are offering any number of door buster deals to get you and other bargain hunters to open up your wallets. early birds hit some stores on thanksgiving and more retailers opened at midnight. people are snapping up deals, practical gifts and hard-to-find items as well. laptops, cameras, flat panel tvs, gps devices are flying off the shelves. retailers are hoping this season will be the reseverse of last yr which was one of the worst in decades. by tradition black friday is the day shoppers would push stores into profitability for the year, but many customers say they are watching their budget. >> we got here at like 2 a.m. she wanted to brin
ABC
Nov 11, 2009 11:00pm EST
. the hearings are expected on capitol hill next week jay korff, abc 7 news. >>> president obama met with top advisers over the military situation in afghanistan. this picture with his national security advisers was released tonight. he is considering four options. general david petraeus says the president will not make his decision until he returns from a nine-day trip in asia. he leaves tomorrow. >>> on this veterans day, the nation remembers those service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. >> president obama on a brave soldiers. >> for our veterans and our fallen and their families, there is no tribute, no commemoration, no praise that can truly match the magnitude of your service and sacrifice. >> the president led the nation in the day of observation of veterans day with the traditional wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the nknowns. he also walked among the grave sites of those who died in iraq and afghanistan. michelle obama addressed service groups and veterans at george washington university. she said she was in awe of the service members. vice president joe biden, his wife
CBS
Nov 24, 2009 9:00am EST
. >>> a final decision. president obama is close to announcing a new strategy for the war in afghanistan. >>> and health care reform. more and more viewers -- more and more of you are expressing dissatisfaction with the health insurance of america. thanks for joining us. today is tuesday, november 24th. it's been a soggy day all day long. kim martucci is here to brighten up the day, though. no matter what our forecast says. >> i will do a little bit with my bright hair. that's the best i can offer, because it is cloudy and gloomy outside but for most of us it is a short holiday week. we want to get you to your travel location safely. in the main weather segment i will have the forecast if you are driving or catching a flight. stay tuned for that. right now 48. winchester 46. 51 fredericksburg. across the bay easton 50 and 52 52 patuxent river. for the rest of us it is cloudy and drizzle. check it out on live doppler nine thousand and focus on the st. mary's and charles county border, which is right here. in hughsville, you have some light rain moving northward and it is raining north of
FOX News
Nov 17, 2009 6:00am EST
. in an interview she did with abc, she says president obama was incorrect and disingenuous on the whole death panel thing. she says, "he is not lying in that those two words, death panels, will not be found in any of the thousands of pages of different variations." gretchen: the other interesting thing, and we talked about this earlier when the first "oprah" clips came out, that she did not slam levi johnston at all in this interview for the most part. that was a change. because in the last couple of months there have been a lot of barbs thrown against levi johnston, the father of her daughter's baby. and in this interview she actually did sort of a joke about his decision to pose for "playgirm" and -- "playgirl" and she invited him over for thanksgiving dinner. think it was smart on her part to not continue the barb throwing. when asked the $24 million question about whether or not she will run for president in 2012 said that "right now it is not on my radar screen." brian: that thing is going to be a bestseller. she'll be on "hanity" tomorrow night. she will sit down with o'reilly after that. and
NBC
Nov 24, 2009 11:00am EST
. barack obama welcomes the india leader to the white house. >>> and then what could remove governor mark sanford from office. >>> and the hatch between the shuttle and space station close >>> right now, president obama is meeting with india's prime minister. the president and first lady, michelle obama, welcomed the prime minister and his wife with an arrival ceremony indoors. they went on the oval office after they met for a bilateral meeting. afterwards the two leaders were to hold a joint news conference. >>> and now to the war in afghanistan. we are learning the president plans to announce his new strategy early next week. president obama met with top advisors in a final major discussion before the announcement. robert gibbs says the president has all the infmation he wants and needs to make a decision. >>> brand-new details today about the suspect in the ft. hood massacre. nidal malik hasan will likely plead not guilty and use an insanity defense. he has been charged with 13 counts of premedicated murder. he remains ithe intensive care unit in the hospital. >>> and today legislators
FOX News
Nov 14, 2009 7:00pm EST
obama on a major foreign policy trip and pushing hard for new treaty to rein in the threat of nuclear war. are we on the verge of major arms control break-through? plus, new fall-out from the white house's decision to try to alleged 9/11 mastermind and four other accused con sp -- conspirators in new york courtroom. the attorney general insists it marks a significant step forward in closing gitmo and making terrorist answer for the killing. critics saying new york city so brutally attacked that september morning is no place for the mass murders to see american justice. plus -- >> it's unthinkable that so many would die in a hail of gunfire on a u.s. army base in the heart of texas. and that a fellow service member could have pulled the trigger. >> julie: the president addressing the tragedy at fort hood and demanding accountability for the crime, as we learn new details about the shooter. >> once we have those facts, we must act upon them. if there was a failure to take appropriate action before the shootings, there must be accountability. >> julie: he was thousands of miles away from
ABC
Nov 19, 2009 5:00am EST
are trying to block the measure. >>> president obama is back on his way to the white house. he thanks troops for their service. before that, he met with the south korean president. they're trying to get north korea to get rid of their nuclear weapons. >>> hamid karzai will be inaugurated for a second term today. hillary clinton is in afghanistan to show u.s. support. hamid karzai it is under pressure to clean up his act. mrs. clinton warned in the future aid depends on his performance. it is also a factor in whether president obama will boost troop levels there. >>> new details about the upcoming pentagon review. robert gates is expected to announce today that his chosen a former senior defense official to head the probe. that is the word this morning. gates once a short-term report filed by a longer, more extensive study. >>> a virginia hunter is facing charges after he fired at college students he mistook for deer. jessica goode shot in the chest and killed. another was shot in the hand. they were collecting frogs for a biology class. jason faces three charges including manslaughter. he is
ABC
Nov 26, 2009 5:00am EST
room as the president, mrs. obama and the indian prime minister it is not clear whether either of them actually met the president. >> the secret service said the president was never in danger. the salahi's are candidates for bravo's show the real housewives of washington. in fact, they have had some cameras following them already. >> matt, thank you very much. in other news now we are learning more about president obama's war strategy for afghanistan. ahead of his announcement next week, the president will address the nation tuesday. he is expected to send 30,000 more troops to afghanistan to join the 68,000 already there. lawmakers plan to hold a hearing on the strategy the day after he makes that speech. police are investigating a home invasion that ended with a shooting in parking lot. police say a man returned to his home on crestwood drive and found two men in his home who were wearing ski masks. the suscts took off and shots were fired. the man was taken to the hospital and treated then released. >> 59-year-old james bea was electrocuted yesterday at the scene of the break onakle
HLN
Nov 29, 2009 7:00am EST
obama's state dinner say they want a six figure payment for an interview. that, at least, is according to a tv executive that spoke to the "associated press" on condition of anonymity. they also told them that tareq and michaele salahi said to get their bids in. >>> looks like black friday ended up being a mixed bag. shoppers flocked to the stores but sales nationwide were up by just .5%. sales are expected to increase by nearly 2% for the entire holiday season. the nation real tail federation predicted more people would go shopping but spent less. tomorrow is cybermonday when many people shop online. >>> we still don't know much about the car accident that send tiger woods to the hospital. he is not talking yet. as susan candiotti reports, that is only fueling the mystery surrounding the incident. >> reporter: the cracked-up front end of what's believed to be tiger woods cadillac suv, photos provided anonymously to cnn affiliate, the shots taken after the golfing phenom crashed into a fire hydrant at the end of his driveway and slammed into the neighbor's tree. >> he was on the ground
ABC
Nov 24, 2009 12:00pm EST
obama plouffe handle the war in afghanistan. we have a preview of that coming up next. >> the finishing touches as on obama's first state dinner are coming together. tonight's dinner is an honor of the indian prime minister, and it will feature a vegetarian menu with produce even coming from the white house garden. among the guests, robin roberts, oprah winfrey, and steven spielberg. >> you do the best you can to make sure you back to get a very comprehensive list that touches every sector of american society. >> in fact, at tonight's dinner is so big it will not fit inside the white house. organizers have constructed a tent on the white house lawn so they can entertain the guests tonight. >> one week tonight we will find out president obama s new war strategy for afghanistan. he will reportedly ordered a third of combat troops, and not as many as requested. >> president obama will address the nation when we come to a night -- president obama will address the nation one week from tonight to discuss the afghanistan trooper measures. >> whatever process there is can actually further the s
HLN
Nov 25, 2009 6:00am EST
to the airport. >>> president obama made a big promise about afghanistan and he's shooting for a goal that's been elusive since day one of the war. >>> some doctors will go casual when it comes to work attire. why some hospitals are saying no more ties. >>> first, though, i'm grateful to have you with us today, speaking of thanksgiving. the travel rush is on today. you may be surprised more people are traveling this year than last year. about 38.5 million people are expected to head out for the holiday weekend. listen to this, though. air travel is expected it drop. rain could slow things down for some of you. not everybody. so listen up. bob is going to have the thanksgiving forecast in a matter of seconds here -- well,a matter of minutes. >>> you may be one of the millions of people up early looking at the black friday deals online. melissa long is in for jennifer as she tells you about a huge spike in traffic to these black be friday websites to try to put it all together for you. >>> good morning, good morning. it's another indicator retailers could have a big day on friday. there's a researc
NBC
Nov 11, 2009 5:00am EST
told family members moments before being executed. >>> plus tough choices facing president obama as the president gets ready to honor america's veterans. good morning and welcome to "news 4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> i'm barbara harrison. it's tuesday, november 11th, 2009. take a look outside. with very rain falling around the region right now. you can see it through the lens. meteorologist tom kierein in the studio with a look at the praft. >> wet and blustery for veterans day for all the events. it's wet all over the region. all the blue and green you see on the radar is rain. the green is where it's coming down harder. we'll had any y over .1 inch. the wider view showing more rain coming up out of the south, all associated with the remnants of tropical storm ida. and for the rest of the day, breezy and wet and temperatures gradually backing back into the 40s in the afternoon. looks like a wet night tonight, too, holding steady in the upper 40s through the evening. by dawn tomorrow looks like we'll have rain around, a lower chance of showers, mainly south and east of washington,
FOX
Nov 4, 2009 5:00am EST
barack obama and the democrats. we are seeing that independent voters were really key. they preferred mcdonnell by nearly a 2-1 ratio over democrat creigh deeds. the exit poll showed this was different from the 2008 election when independents in virginia split. down the middle between the two parties. it was clear early in this campaign that mcdonnell was becoming the favorite. poll after poll showed the republican candidate leading the race. mcdonnell said the numbers didn't matter and he encouraged voters to get out on election day. last night, he thanked them and talked about his plans for the state. >> leading virginia will require innovation and cooperation. my promise to you as governor is the same as my promise to you as candidate for governor. and that is to strengthen the free enterprise system, to create more jobs and opportunity so that every virginian can use their god- given taalents to pursue the american dream if liberty here in this great commonwealth. >> reporter: president obama, of course, was the first democrat in 44 years to win in virginia but this time around, v
ABC
Nov 11, 2009 6:00pm EST
in uniform. >> president obama took part in the wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington cemetery. it is reserved for those who have died in iraq and afghanistan. >> kris van cleave is live at the marine war memorial with more. >> there are a lot of people recognizing veterans day, coming to the memorials, parades across the country. we spent the day with veterans to see the day through their eyes. for a veteran, veterans day means a lot. [taps plays] 1 a day with a weeping heavens, we stop to remember those who served. those who fall. those who died. >> the number is too great to say thanks. we are forever grateful. >> this veterans day is the first time these vietnam vets have made it to the wall, bearing the names of 32 friends and people who did not come home. >> it is tough. this is really heart wrenching. many of these people could have had a big impact on america today, they made the ultimate sacrifice. the >> is woman honored her son who died in iraq. >> this is a day to honor our veterans. we cannot help but think of our children. >> this officer spe
CNN
Nov 23, 2009 4:00pm EST
. >>> happening now, president obama is holding two major meetings, one with his cabinet and another with his war council, and we are told that the president could make his decision on afghanistan as early as tonight. now alleged 9/11 terrorists could get a megaphone and shout some hateful anti-american views. wait until you hear the intentions of khalid shaikh mohammed and the four other 9/11 defendants at their new york civilian trial. >>> and could your walls be destroying your home making you sick and you don't even know it? there are alarming findings about chinese drywall. wolf blitzer is off. i'm suzanne malveaux in cnn's command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> even amid a holiday week urgent matters of life and death, the economy, here at home, there are grave matters of life and death that are in afghanistan and all of this, of course, requires the president's attention. it's all on his plate. today the president is holding two major meetings. there's one with his cabinet, and in just a few hours the
CBS
Nov 11, 2009 4:30am EST
and tough decisions about war in afghanistan. president obama participates this morning and meets with his national security team to discuss troop deployment in afghanistan. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. there is speculation that the president has already made up his mind about a possible troop surge. but the white house says the debate is not over yet. on this veterans day, president obama will sit down again with his national security team to discuss a revamped strategy in afghanistan. the cost of war will be fresh on his mind. after returning from a somber ft. hood memorial. >> these are trying times for our country. in afghanistan, and pakistan, the same extremists who killed nearly 3,000 americans continue to endanger america. >> reporter: there are four final options on the table, each scenario includes a different goal that requires a different level of forces. the options range from as little as 20,000 to roughly 40,000 additional troops, which is what the top commander in the region general stanley mcchrystal wants. the white house denies a cbs news report that the presiden
ABC
Nov 13, 2009 12:00pm EST
will be subject to the most exacting demands of justice. the american people insist on it. >> barack obama signed an executive order to close the military center at guantanamo. >> i think the president will find upon reflection that bringing the worst of the worst terrorist inside the united states would be cause for great danger. >> the big surprise is that muhammed will be tried in a civilian court and not subject to a military tribunal. >> this is a prosecutorial decision as well as a national security decision. >> the attorney general says 5 detainee's will be tried in federal court. >> these were extraordinary crimes and so we will seek maximum penalties. >> the government is expected to >> the president's deadline to shut down the detention center by january will almost certainly not be met. >>> our other big story on this friday is that powerful nor'easter pounding the east coast. it broke a barge freight from its power in virginia beach. how that barge is carrying hazardous materials. the coast guard says there is little risk to the public. >>> and st. mary's county, coastal flooding forc
NBC
Nov 14, 2009 6:00pm EST
obama is in singapore, the second stop on his first asian tour since taking office. the president and secretary of state hillary clinton are in asia to address a challenge, specially the global challenge and trade. earlier, mr. obama was in japan where he reached out to top business leaders promising an era of cooperation. >> the united states looks to strengthen all the alliances and build new partners with the nations of this region. >> mr. obama will head to south korea. demonstrators are already protesting against him and the war in afghanistan. >>> police releasing new information that that hope leads them to a missing college student. she's been missing more than a month now. >>> also, more long lines as w local parents try to protect their kids from the swine flu. we'll tell you about that. >>> good evening, ohio. that's bruce string steen. why that simple greeting got him in hot water with fans. chuck, what do you have? >> all the rain is gone. i have good news for the forecast. the details in a minute. >>> coming up in sports, an update on alex. virginia trying to keep
CBS
Nov 3, 2009 7:00pm EST
. this is not a referendum on president obama. >> you say that when you're losing. >> reporter: polls have suggested an enthusiasm gap with republicans more fired up about their candidates. >> my husband just got out of the hospital and i said you've got to go whether you feel like it or not. >> how much enthusiasm do you have for creigh deeds? >> probably not as much as tie did for the presidential election. it really has to do a lot with the fact that he is definitely a democrat. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: now we could just report this to you right this moment. cbs news estimates that bob mcdonnell leads his -- is leading in the early exit polls, but again that's just exit polls. those are not real votes and cbs news is only estimates that bob mcdonnell is leading in those early exit polls and that's just into us. derek, back to you. >> bruce leshan back in richmond. let's get to creigh deeds -- he behind in the polls but peggy fox joins us with that part of our election coverage. peggy? >> reporter: i can tell you creigh deeds did have a smile on his face but he did not look relaxed. h
ABC
Nov 24, 2009 6:00am EST
in san antonio. he was injured during his attack. >> and president obama plans to announce his strategy, secretary robert gibbs says the president now has the information he wants and needs. that announcement follows 10 strategy sessions on whether to commit new forces to afghanistan. middle tafere officials and others expect mr. o'bama to settle on a middle road option involving perhaps up to 35,000 u.s. forces. >> and finally on a much lighter note this morning will it be mya or donny or kelly? "dancing with the stars" will crown another champion tonight. >> ♪ >> that's singer mya. she's from maryland by the way. stheps front run tore win this. got a perfect score for her dance and leads the pack with 87 out of 90 points. fan favorite donny osmond is a close second with 85 points and kellysbourne is in third place with 76. so you can find out who gets mirrored ball trophy beginning tonight right here on abc 7. going to be a big fun show. >> a lot of folks going to be watching that one. >> 6:08 right now. >> and still ahead on a tuesday morning. the holiday rush for the h1n1 vaccine.
NBC
Nov 25, 2009 4:00pm EST
this afternoon, president obama called pollin generous, committed and said he was proud to have abe pollin as a friend. >>> we know the details of the funeral for abe pollin. friday at 11:30 at the washington hebrew congregation located at 3935 mccomb street in northwest washington and it will be open to the public. >>> a local soldier who was killed in the shooting at ft. hood was laid to rest with full military honors today at arlington national cemetery. major caravejo w an army psychiatrist from woodbridge preparing to deploy to afghanistan when he was killed november 5th. he was 52 years old and is survived by his wife and five children. >>> there is a massive recall from the world's largest automaker to tell you about. toyota says it needs to replace the gas pedals in nearly 4 million of its cars and trucks. those gas pedals can get stuck causing sudden acceleration and sometimes deadly results. krislacken has the latest. >> reporter: a gas pedal like this one stuck in the floor mat caused alexiso reach speeds of 120 miles per hour. it slammed into an suv, launched off an embankment
ABC
Nov 12, 2009 6:00am EST
. they believe the shooter might have been in the car with the victim. >>> president obama is going back to the drawing board on a strategy for afghanistan. he will not accept any of the four options by his security team. he is asking for specifics on how and when u.s. troops will turn over security. the ambassador is voicing concerns about sending in more troops. >>> the president leaves for asia tonight. the tour begins in tokyo and includes stops in tokyo -- in china and south korea. he will first stop in alaska to me with u.s. troops there. >>> investigators will released new information from last week's deadly attack later today. they're still trying to determine what clues and suspected shooter drops before his ramparts. courtney robinson has the latest. >> the suspected gunman, some of the things they are looking into is whether he tried to wire money to pakistan and had contact with a radical imam. there were concerns about his stint at walter reed. doctors and staff said he was often belligerent in conversations about his fate. they tried to turn that into something positive but
ABC
Nov 13, 2009 6:00am EST
on the forecast but for weather updates any time, log on to www.wjla.com. >> president obama is in tokyo for the first stop on his four-nation tour of asia. he will meet with japan's prime minister later today as the president waves a decision of the war strategy in afghanistan. the white house says a formal announce smeapt still weeks away and mr. obama says he won't send troops in harm's way unless they have proper support and there's a clear exit strategy. the army's psychiatrist accused of the fort hood shootings could face the death personality. major malik nadal hasan has been charged with 13 marges of murder and could be charged with a 14th count because one of the victims was pregnant. president obama wants details on what they knew about hasan. >> it could end up being one of the biggest counterterrorism sees yures ihistory. federal prosecutors took a u.s. skyscraper and four u.s. mosques inuding the islamic education center owned bety non-profit muslim organization the alabi foundation suspected of being secretly controlled by the iranian government. federal prosecutors are try
NBC
Nov 25, 2009 11:00am EST
morning and welcome back. president obama will announce the details of the new afghan strategy in an address next week. brooke hart reports from capitol hill. >> the obama's hosting the prime minister of india. it was a listers from washington and hollywood and under a world of affairs under a tent. >> let the two great nations realize all the triumphs and achievements that await us. cheers. please be seated. >> earlier the president was asked about strategy in afghanistan. >> it's my job to finish it. >> reporter: republicans demanded things, but krconcerns are coming in about costs. democrats are considering a war tax to pay for it. and including a decorated iraq veteran that quit his post in afghanistan over strategy. >> if we add more troops to keep fighting, and the taliban is not coming to the table for negotiations until they start to withdrawal. >> aides say obama will layout his plan next week. the president's address will probably be on tuesday, and soon after hearings on more funding for the commander in afghanistan, general mcchrystal. brooke hart, nbc news. >>> and
FOX News
Nov 11, 2009 1:00pm EST
news conference will be streaming live on foxnews.com. to the war in afghanistan, president obama will hold his eighth and possibly final meeting to discuss strategy options for afghanistan. four options for additional troops being deployed, the most expansive plan calls for a surge of 49,000 troops. let's get live to caroline in the white house. when do we get a decision on this them up >> expected decision today coming out of that meeting, and do not expect one until after he comes back from his trip to asia. it could even go into december. each option has a different number of troops, but they all increase the level of personnel on the ground in afghanistan. each has different goals depending on the number of troops. trace: the big question is how many troops. are we zeroing in on a specific level? >> the white house is adamant that no decisions have been made, but the pentagon crew has been told that the president seems to be focusing on at least 30,000 more. 40,000 was the request from general stanley mcchrystal. those numbers will be the focus. some of them would be fighters
NBC
Nov 25, 2009 5:00am EST
obama will announce his new strategy in one week. military sources tell nbc news that 34,000 or so additional troops will be sent to afghanistan and general stanley mcchrystal is satisfied with that number. many of those troops will be shifted from their original planned mission of replacing marines and soldiers in iraq. >>> this morning people are still buzzing about president obama's first state dinner. the guest of honor was indian prime minister singh. the affair attended by both washington and hollywood a-listers. among the guests, mayor adrian fenty, m. night shyamalan and jennifer hudson. >>> after the break, weather and traffic on the 1s. >> no go forego-go. a concert planned for prince george's county is canceled. why county leaders shut it down. >>> more trouble for toyota. why they're recalling a popular truck. >>> next, quiet down, turn around. barking orders is part of being a teacher. why a new study says it may not be doi >>> good morning. time for weather and traffic on the 1 gs at 5:116789 we've got scattered drizzle around. some fog. it's damp and chilly. temperat
HLN
Nov 16, 2009 6:00am EST
that one of president obama's desires was to look forward, not backward. there was talk of holding serious investigations about how we got into the war in iraq and all the various lines and misleading information that was part of that whole scenario, but that has not happened. >> what have you learned so far? >> as i said, how powerful the process can be. >> do you have one in mind that was more powerful than others? >> you can go through all of american history. one of the most interesting is harry truman investigating the defense industry during world war two. he got away with it. he is a democrat in the senate, investigating franklin roosevelt's activities in spending in the war, bringing top defense contractors and putting them on the carpet and saving the country billions of dollars when they look at some of these contracts and how they were read. there were air men that were flying in airplanes were the engines were falling off. they would bring in somebody like curtis of curtis aircraft and tell them that the specs are wrong if the winds aloft. -- with wins all off w allings fall of
NBC
Nov 13, 2009 6:00pm EST
of the 9/11 terror attacks. today the obama administration announced he and four others will be tried in a civilian courthouse in new york city blocks from where the world trade center towers once stood. good evening, i'm doreen gentzler. >> i'm jim vance. those suspects could face the death penalty. steveandelsman is on capitol hill with more on this. >> thanks. this is what president obama meant to close guantanamo bay and put the most accused on trial in the open here in the u.s. near the scene of the crime, blocks from where the twin towers fell in 2001. the confessed master mind of the 9/11 attacks khalid shaikh muhammed and four accused accomplices will go on federal trial for the murder of 3,000 people. >> nothing can bring back those loved ones, but they deserve to see the alleged plotters of those attacks held accountable in open court. >> reporter: attorney general eric holder and president obama are breaking from the bush administration, closing guantanamo and bringing the notorious inmates to the u.s. >> i fully expect to direct prosecutors to seek the death
CBS
Nov 25, 2009 5:00pm EST
. >>> coming up, president obama takes part in the traditional turkey pardon at the white house. >> reporter: president obama is ready to announce his decision on afghanistan. but polls show it will be a tough sell. i'm joel brown at the white house. that's coming up. >> back down to 4 poirn 78% for mortgages. that record low was also reached at the end of april. but credit standards are still fixed and are available to those with a solid credit and 20% down payment. >>> a second victim of the fort hood shooting was laid to rest tonight. he was one of the 13 people killed in the shooting spree. he was a mexican immigrant who earned his doctorate in psychology. he was preparing to deploy to afghanistan. major nidal malik hasan is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder. >>> a soldier from maryland has been killed in action in afghanistan. the 34-year-old staff sergeant died monday. he had served in iraq as well. >>> president obama will address the nation next tuesday night about a new strategy in the war in afghanistan and top white house aides say he will put a lot of emphasis in put
HLN
Nov 12, 2009 6:00am EST
possibly write with the obama administration to oppose a freeze on building settlements inside the west bank? , one. this is the issue. the issue is not the guarantees. they averted a negotiated time and again. the issue is the decision, the street strategic vision. as of your question, i have said this before and i will refer to the history of mankind. they don't like in aliens coming to their country and controlling their country. i'm not condoning, i'm not condemning. we used to have a good working relationship with the united states prior to the war in iraq. the reason we in theory a oppose the war was that we told the bush administration that would blind to that region and we don't underestimate the with them. for you to invade and occupy iraq will be equivalent to pandora's box of evils. you go there and you will unleash evils that we don't understand, all sorts of forest have been unleashed. it's actually run for any country in the world to go and occupy another country, dismantle its government, disbanded government, the spanish police force. and pretend that they know better. y
ABC
Nov 4, 2009 5:00am EST
on the ellipse, 10,000 tickets are now available online. it will be open until friday night. >> president obama and arne duncan will travel to wisconsin today to talk about school reform. they will meet with a group of elementary school students. >>> republican victories in two gubernatorial victories could mean trouble for the white house. >> mike allen joins us now for a closer look at election day 2009. we're talking about predictions of polls. it looks like it turned out the way we thought. >> it did. republicans turned out strongly and they had friends this time. they have the independentwho powered obama but io office. as the president looks ahead, he will have a harder time twisting arms of democrats from swing areas, conservative areas. there will say, i do not want to happen to me what happened yesterday. >> obama took virginia last year. now 17% -- we're talking about a 25% swing. >> we need a word beyond "landslide." and how independence moved the candidates and they got a majority of independence in new jersey and virginia. the numbers that tells the story of the election is in the
ABC
Nov 24, 2009 5:00am EST
paralyzed. he was shot after taking part in that attack. >> and president o'bama plans to announce his afghanistan strategy. robert gibbs has the information he wants and needs it's said. on whether to commit tens of thousands of new forces to afghanistan. military officials and others expect mr. o'bama to settle on a middle ground option involving up to 35,000 force,. two southern provinces are under a -- gloria arroyo made an emergency declaration after gunmen kild at least 24 people in an attack on an election caravan. they intercepted political supporters and journalists who were on their way to file election papers. >> at 5:06 this morning will it be mya donny or kelly? "dancing with the stars" will crown another champion tonight. ♪ >> and singer maya who is from maryland, by the way, is the front run tore win to get perfect score for her pass dobe lei and leads the pack. fan favorite donny osmond the second favorite and then kelly osbourne is in third place. we'll see who gets in there. tonight beginning at 9:00 right here on abc 7. fun finale. >> a lot of folks watching that t
ABC
Nov 24, 2009 5:00pm EST
obama is going to hold his first state dinner since taking office. >> the details have been guarded, until now. >> as we speak, there is a huge white tent on the south lawn, decorated with magnolia branches with the obama's will put their stamp on one of the most spectacular of white house traditions. it is a party months and months in the making. the first question, who made the cut? jennifer hudson will perform, steven spielberg, and jeffrey katzenberg are expected, as well as many prominent indian americans. >> you do the best that you can to make sure you put together a very extensive and comprehensive list. >> 320 people, under a tent on the south lawn. will there be a magic or trouble? >> this is a standard by which all future state dinners and official dinners will be judged. >> all presidents have a distinctive state dinner style. george bush only had six in eight years. bill clinton had 29. ronald reagan held 57 predict whether it is a toast between two former enemies, a gown that makes it hard to keep eye contact, or an unlikely dance, state dinners suddenly rendered washi
HLN
Nov 25, 2009 12:00pm EST
advisers tuesday, president obama will announce the new strategy in afghanistan at the prime time steech at the west point military academy. he will layout his plans and announce how many troops he will send there to try to achieve it. next month the president will attend a climate change summit in denmark. he is offered to set a goal to cut emissions by 17% below 2005 levels by 2020. the u.s. hasn't committed itself to any legally binding goals. the president will go to denmark the day before. he will go to oslo to accept the noble paez prize. >>> you are looking at pictures of airport travelers on this second busiest travel day of the year. as expected, the crowds are huge. the lines are long where people are headed out for the thanksgiving holiday and the weather in some areas could be making things kind of bad. you might have to wait a little bit. meteorologist bonnie schneider joins us with a latest where i understand a state where it's usually like fantastic, folks like to fwrag brag about their weather, it's raining. >> you're right if sunshine state has wet and windy weather righ
PBS
Nov 11, 2009 5:30pm EST
they have lost in this modern day theater of war. >>> in the u.s., president obama led commemorations just as he vowed to send more u.s. troops to afghanistan. he attended the veterans day ceremony, and the white house said four options are under consideration, all involving more troops. there was no direct reference to afghanistan or iraq. mr. obama later visited the national cemetery in arlington. he paid tribute to those killed in conflicts past and present. >> behind me are the words of our first commander in chief. when we assume the soldier, we did not lay aside the citizen. just as the contributions that our servicemen and women make to this nation do not and when they take off their uniforms, neither do our obligations to them. when we fulfill those obligations, we're not just keeping faith with our veterans, we are keeping faith with the ideals of service and sacrifice, upon which this republic was founded. >> president obama at arlington cemetery. >>> protests in iran over the decision by the college of oxford university to set up a scholarship in the name of an iranian student k
FOX
Nov 4, 2009 6:00am EST
of the roses on myfoxdc.com. it was one year ago today that barak obama was elected president of the united states. november4th, 2008, a record number of americans cast their ballots resulting in the historic obama victory over republican john mccain. you will remember, people waited if line in some cases for hours earning the president a popular vote count of more than 69 million compared to mccain would came in at just under 60 million votes. >>> next monday, another huge milestone as the 20th' of the fall of the berlin wall. president obama will not be in berlin to celebrate the anniversary because of a planned trip to asia. later on this morning, i'll head on out to the newseum and we'll take a look at how it is marking this anniversary. >> they have a great display. >> should be fun. i'll be reporting for the 9:00 hour. >> we talked about this yesterday in our planning meeting and i was shocked that it has been 0 years sin the berlin wall fell. and because for many. us growing up, the berlin wall was always there and there was at some point no real thought or hope that it would ever co
FOX
Nov 25, 2009 10:02pm EST
with president obama and our first lady. obviously this investigation is just beginning. we have tried to get in touch with the couple for additional comment but have not heard back. no word on whether they could face charges. of course we will stay on top of this story and bring you more as get it. >> thanks very much. >>> to another big story we're following. the suspect in the murder of this 9-year-old boy found dead in his jail cell today. jose pena was arresadd eek ago for shooting -- arrested a week ago for shooting this little boy through his apartment door. >> reporter: he used a sheet to take his own life. tonight an investigation is now underway at the jail. officials confirm pena was operated from other inmates at the time. the big question tonight is when was the last time someone checked in on this high profile alleged child killer. in the neighborhood of 9-year- old oscar fuentes, the news that his alleged killer was found hanged in the d.c. jail was met with mixed reaction. >> they should have watched him. it's a big case. they should have kept an eye on him. >> with any big c
CBS
Nov 11, 2009 5:00pm EST
national ceremony president obama and first lady michelle obama stopped at the section of the burial ground and met with mourners. the white house says president obama is close to reaching a decision. here is joel brown. >> reporter: on a rainy veterans day president obama and the first lady offered handshakes and condolences to families mourning lost loved ones at arlington national cemetery. the pair ran among the graves in an area known as section 60, the site reserved for troops killed in iraq and afghanistan. the commander in chief is reported to be nearing a decision about the new strategy for the war in afghanistan that could include sending up to 40,000 more troops into battle. the men and women in uniform already serving abroad were on the president's mind as he spoke to families gathered near the tomb of the unknowns. >> for our troops it is another day in harm's way. for their families it is another day to feel the absence of a loved one and the concern for their safety. >> reporter: the people that came to the vietnam veterans memorial to mark the holiday know those feelings wel
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